Allyn E. Hubbard, Ph.D.

photo of Dr. HubbardProfessor, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Auditory Biophysics and Simulation Lab
Hearing Research Center
VLSI and Neural Net Systems (VNNS) Lab

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
Phone: (617) 353-2815
Office: PHO 329
Office hours: By appointment

Research Interests

Auditory physiology; experiments and modeling; neurocomputing; VLSI in biomedical applications; biosensors.

Current Research

Dr. Hubbard carries on research in the study of the electromechanical properties of the cochlea and the modeling of auditory function. His interests also include the application of microcircuit technology in areas such as brain probes, neuromorphic computer architectures, and networks with brain-like structure, and specialized sensors for medical and environmental applications.

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Selected Recent Publications

Nakajima H.H., Hubbard A.E., Mountain D.C. “Effects of acoustic trauma on acoustic enhancement of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions” J Acoust Soc Am 107(5 Pt 1): 2603-14 (2000)

Nakajima, H.H., Mountain D.C., Hubbard A.E. “Nonlinear characteristics of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions” Hear. Res. 122: 109-118 (1998)

Zhang, L., Mountain, D.C., Hubbard, A.E. “Shape and stiffness changes of the organ of Corti from base to apex cannot predict characteristic frequency changes: are multiple modes the answer?” World Scientific Publishing Diversity in Auditory Mechanics : 472-478 (1997)

Xue S, Mountain DC, Hubbard AE “Electrically evoked basilar membrane motion” Acoust Soc Am 97(5 Pt 1): 3030-41 (1995)

Broberg, R, Hubbard, A. “A custom-chip based system for functional electrical stimulation” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. In press : (1994)